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Update: A look at a modern house set in a traditional neighborhood where the question is asked: Is there any responsibility to fit in the neighborhood?

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Residential Drainage

Bob Borson —  June 7, 2011 — 18 Comments

Drainage around your house should be taken seriously, otherwise the results can be prohibitively expensive to repair.

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Alla prima is a painting technique in which the work is completed in one session without time for the paint to dry. This is the story of my painting ‘Saving Cherries’ by Jonathan Aller.

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Welcome to the world of QR codes. These little bar code like graphics can contain valuable information which can allow anyone with a smartphone to connect to whatever data you want to share.

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The question for today is what is a fact and what is truth and how are they different? Not easy to answer since perspective and interpretation play a role.

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There are many great women architects that have made an impact to the profession. This is just the tip of the iceberg but it’s a good place to start.

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The Kitchen is Key

Bob Borson —  May 2, 2011 — 9 Comments

Home is where the heart is but the kitchen is the heart of the home. Here is some data of the poularity of different kitchen features.

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